Looking for ways to advocate for adult education and literacy?
ProLiteracy’s Advocacy Toolkit for Adult Education and Literacy: How to Increase Public and Private Support Using PIAAC Data features case studies of successful advocacy campaigns from state associations, regional coalitions, and local programs. In this webinar, you will hear Michael Matos of Chicago Citywide Literacy Coalition, Rachel Gwaltney of Massachusetts Coalition for Adult Education, Roberta Soolman of Literacy Volunteers of Massachusetts, and Ira Yankwitt of Literacy Assistance Center NYC describe their own advocacy campaigns.
These experienced advocates will share how they built their campaigns, how they used imported PIAAC and other data to make persuasive arguments, and which strategies they used to communicate with stakeholders to gain support for adult education and literacy efforts. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions.
Advocacy Toolkit Webinar:
Create Powerful Local and State Advocacy Campaigns Using PIAAC Data
and ProLiteracy’s New Advocacy Toolkit for Adult Education and Literacy
Date: Wednesday, December 9
Time: 1-2 p.m. EST
Presented by: Rachel Gwaltney, Director, Massachusetts Coalition for Adult Education; Roberta Soolman, Executive Director, Literacy Volunteers of Massachusetts; Ira Yankwitt, Executive Director, Literacy Assistance Center NYC; Michael Matos, Technology Project Manager, Chicago Citywide Literacy Coalition
Who should attend:
Staff, board members, and others responsible for making the case for the importance of adult education and literacy to policy makers and stakeholders.